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'Youthquake' is named as the word of the year

But some members of the public, it seems, couldn't hear the door knock. Lots of people are not entirely sure what the term actually means. Many admitted to having never heard the words before. Oxford Dictionaries consultant Susie Dent said numerous year's standout words "speak to fractured times of mistrust and frustration". As the year draws to a close, Oxford Dictionaries chose one word that wraps up the way the youth influenced the events of the past year in significant ways. Read More »

'Virat Kohli best across formats, Steve Smith best in Tests'


It's bounced nicely off the middle of the bat". "There is nothing that has surprised us". If you are joining us an England supporter, you're a courageous soul; if you're joining us as an Australian supporter, you must have a smile on your face like a kid about to start a particularly steep toboggan run; if you're joining us as a neutral lover of cricket, then you are probably wishing there was slightly more of a contest, while also no doubt appreciating the artistry and historical nature of ... Read More »

How to watch Chargers vs. Chiefs

Not bad for a guy with five career starts before the season. has also been phenomenal as an in-the-box defensive back. They throw the ball well when Rivers is protected, and they stop the pass on the other end. But on the ground is where the team has shown the most dramatic improvement over the last several months. They are a game out of the wild-card race as the NFC's No.8 seed, and they are in a virtual must-win situation. Read More »

Dodgers, Braves Complete Five-Player Salary Dump Trade


MLB.com reported the Braves have already designated Gonzalez for assignment. For the Dodgers, it's all about getting underneath the luxury tax in advance of the 2018 season. By trading the $36 million still owed to Kemp through 2019 and acquiring approximately $50 million in salary due to pending free agents Gonzalez, McCarthy and Kazmir, the Braves allocated funds into one-year deals, providing the front office with more flexibility next offseason. Read More »

Real Madrid Rallies to Beat Al Jazira, Reaches Club World Cup Final


In the meantime, they made total 17 shots. Al Jazira , only invited to the competition as champions of the host country, enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame at the break after a remarkable first 45 minutes. Rather unsurprisingly, Ronaldo was the one who put Real out in front, dipping a sublime free kick over the Gremio wall from 30 yards out to give his team the lead. Read More »

Detroit Lions Week 15 Inactive list revealed


Jones. That's an extremely well-coordinated version of the popular Rockettes dance, if you weren't aware. There are two things that really made this play impressive. The Lions' defense ranks 27th overall but it has proved it can be opportunistic against bad teams. As you can see, the Lions will be without Travis Swanson in the middle, as well as Zach Zenner and Dwayne Washington, meaning Theo Riddick will most likely carry the load with the downgrading of Ameer Abdullah. Read More »

Man City weigh up Van Dijk & Martinez moves


However, Liverpool could now face fresh competition as the newspaper is citing a report from The Times that claims Arsenal are now ready to join the race to sign the Dutch global in January. However, the Reds may be buoyed by City's "concerns regarding how he would react if he does not play regularly once Kompany, Stones and Nicolas Otamendi are all fit". Read More »

Huddersfield end away woes with win at Watford


It is for that reason that Wagner is telling his players to ignore Watford's recent struggles, which include the concession of two late goals in a 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace. Huddersfield move up to 11th with 21 points, while Watford remain ninth. Watford's winless run in the Premier League does not concern manager Marco Silva, who believes the club are still on track to reach their targets for the season. Read More »

Ahead of SA tour, Dhawan says batsmen learning from mistakes


India are now levelled at 1-1 in the three-match series after conceiving a seven-wicket defeat in the first Dharamshala ODI and then coming back strong to win the second game in Mohali . "Against Australia, it was the series-decider and the 264, which I got against Sri Lanka again, that was after three months of layoff". And even Rohit, once he gets settled, he scores big... Read More »

'The beginning of the end for Arsene Wenger'


Wilshere is set to have talks over a new deal with the north London club at the end of the month and is free to discuss a move overseas when the transfer window opens in January. West Ham played out a goalless draw with Arsenal at the London Stadium in the Premier League. "I think it was an encouraging performance". "So there are good signs and maybe we can keep this level of performance up but the performances will have to change because we'll be playing against a different type of ... Read More »

Arsenal v Newcastle United


It is important to note that Arsenal are not playing badly and I think they have been quite unlucky not to win more games . Alexandre Lacazette , Sead Kolasinac and Danny Welbeck are pushing for recalls but Theo Walcott has been ruled out with a minor groin injury. Read More »

Stoke boss Hughes: Arnautovic should be aiming higher than West Ham

The result meant the Hammers had already climed above Stoke in the table before substitute Diafra Sakho compounded the home side's woes. Manager David Moyes replaced suspended Winston Reid with James Collins. "Kick off will be delayed due to a major power outage". Only four teams have scored fewer goals than West Ham's 14. Hernandez was presented with a great chance in the last minute, but he hit the bar. Read More »

Ex-Wife Of Lorenzen Wright Arrested, Charged With His Murder


Wright-Robinson has a court date on Monday in Riverside, Calif., according to jail records obtained by the Memphis Commercial Appeal . The body of Wright, 34, was found badly decomposed in a field in southeast Memphis in July 2010, and investigators found evidence of shell casings from different calibers at the scene. Read More »

Matic: Premier League title race isn't finished for Man Utd


Pogba should be elegible for selection for the team's upcoming match against Leicester City on December 23. Luke Shaw got a start in the previous game but Ashley Young should get the nod in this game, especially after that impressive Watford performance a few weeks ago. Read More »

Premier League updates from the Amex Stadium


Seagulls boss Chris Hughton said: "In the same way we speak about Manchester City, for different reasons they ( Burnley ) have been exceptional". Although last season Burnley were nearly dragged into a relegation battle, a key part of Burnley's dramatic turnaround has been their performances away from Turf Moor. Read More »

Actor-writer Neeraj Vora dies at 54


For the past year, Firoz had been looking after all medical expenses of Neeraj, who was in a comatose state. In March, Neeraj's dear friend Feroz Nadiadwala shifted him to his residence in Mumbai , where a room has been converted into an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Read More »

South Africa's ANC Delays Start of Elective Conference


Leaders from South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), have been called to a national executive committee (NEC) discussion ahead of its 54th national conference on Saturday, to deliberate court judgments made on Friday. Read More »

Wenger Deny Manchester United Approach For Mesut Ozil


We have never been approached by Man United in any way, so I don't see why that came up or who found it. That is something that has been created. [He stays] until the end of the season, for sure. The Chilean has not scored in his last three games and was subdued against West Ham. Asked whether he had a future at the club, the 68-year-old said: "Yes of course". Read More »

Buffalo Bills name QB Tyrod Taylor starter vs. Miami Dolphins


There stands a chance that he could be cleared through concussion protocol before the game on Sunday, but if he does not, Joe Webb will be the second-string quarterback for the second week in a row. "Overall, he couldn't get back to total health this year", said McDermott. "He still played quarterback for us. He's a good football player and just to get him ready to go for that offseason program similar to some of the other players we've done that with". Read More »

Moyes tells West Ham to not get carried away by outcomes


In his place, fans can expect promising centre-back Declan Rice or the highly-experienced James Collins to deputise. John Murray: "It has been a sharply contrasting week for the two clubs to have conceded more goals than anyone else in the Premier League this season". Read More »

Wilshere still unsure about his Arsenal future


He will not be available for Newcastle , I think, as well". Sanchez hasn't shown the same level of intensity and hard work this year that we have seen from him in past seasons. Jacob Murphy has harshly had to revert to the substitutes bench, but will be hoping for a chance, much like Rolando Aarons , who is yet to start a league game this season. Read More »

Joel Embiid, Russell Westbrook continue trash talk after triple-overtime thriller


A video tribute to Cheeks was played at the Wells Fargo Center as well. "I never stop, never stop". "I became entrenched into not just the Knicks but the city as a whole", Anthony said. "We didn't give up". In his 49 minutes, Embiid racked up 34 points, eight rebounds and six assists, getting the better of the match-up with Adams. Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington each scored 16 points in the Miami Heat's 104-98 win over the Charlotte Hornets . Read More »

Sindhu wins, Srikanth loses at Superseries Finals


Kidambi Srikanth will take on Chinese Taipei's Chou Tien Chen in his second Group B of the ongoing BWF World Superseries Finals in Dubai on Thursday, December 14. Sindhu stamped her authority right from the start and never relinquished control as the Japanese, who has been the most consistent player in the last few months, looked listless and unsure. Read More »